Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Mellis CP
Distance: 91 miles 34 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: July 2020
Next assessment due: October 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100
Trains per day: 91
54 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
UK Parliament Constituency: Bury St Edmunds
European Region: Eastern
District Council Ward: Gislingham
County Council Electoral Division: Hartismere
Civil Parish/community: Mellis
District Council: Mid Suffolk District Council
County Council: Suffolk County Council
Individual Risk Rating is the risk to invidual users of the crossing.
It is presented as a single letter, with A being the highest risk and M being the lowest.
Collective Risk Rating is the overall risk of any incident involving any person or vehicle on the crossing,
including train staff and passengers as well as users of the crossing. It is presented as a number, with 1 being the highest risk and 13 being
the lowest. This is the most important rating when prioritising safety measures at level crossings.